1996 Dodge Intrepid Overview

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1996 Dodge Intrepid Overview

The 1996 Dodge Intrepid offers full-size space with mid-size handling. Its cab-forward design increases visibility (with an extended sloping windshield) and a sturdier and stable drive (with a longer and wider wheelbase). With a standard engine of 3.3-liter, 161-hp V6 in both base and ES models, and an optional 3.5-liter, 214-hp V6 in the ES, the Intrepid is fast too. Combined with the easy handling and spacious interior, most owners agree this is a fun car to drive.

The 1996 Intrepid gave some upgrades to its base model, bringing it closer in line to the ES, by making 16-inch wheels, front fascia fog lamps, power heated mirrors, power locks, and a tachometer standard. Its exterior was made a bit more stylish, like the sportier ES. On all models, an on-board engine diagnostic system was included. The ES distinguished itself by offering more luxurious options, such as leather seats and a sunroof, but also came standard with ABS brakes and a suspension designed for sports handling. New in 1996 was a more soundproof design in order to reduce road noise and vibrations.

The 1996 Intrepid is popular for its energetic acceleration, particularly with the 3.5 V6. It's a roomy family car that can seat five or six, but it's also a bit of a racer and hugs the road deftly. Downsides are constant mechanical problems with the transmission, brakes, and tie rods and the high maintenance cost that goes with it. And despite its updated insulation, some drivers complained of excessive road noise.

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dink58
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Why Battery And Abs Lights Stay On After Started?

My battery and abs lights stay on after I start the car.I have a 96 dodge intrepid 3.5 and the raido wont come on.Put new alt on and checked all the fuses.If car starts I can shut it down after about ...

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Charlotte Dishmon
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Car Won't Start 1996 Dodge Intreped

Won't start oil light flashing now won't start

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Jdiaz83
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Testing The Water Pump

If I took out the thermostat and turned on the car, the coolant should continuously flow, correct? Proving the water pump is circulating the coolant. I did this and disconnected the top radiator hose,...

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reedy
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Where Is The Turn Signal Flasher Located In A 1996 Dodge Inttrepid

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Thomas Noll
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I Got A P0340 On My '96 Intrepid Es. Cam Position Sensor. I Replaced It, Bu...

I am only getting one code reading on the OBD reader, and that is the p0340. Not sure what the hell else is wrong, but i am not pushing any other codes. If I blew my timing belt, i am certain I would ...

9 views with 1 answer (last answer 3 years ago)